Majlis AShura Concludes Discussing Commerce and Industry Minister Statement

During its 7th session of the third annual

sitting 2017/2018 of the 8th term 2015/2019 Majlis A’Shura concluded

discussing the statement of Dr. Ali bin Mas’oud al-Sunaidi, Minister of

Commerce and Industry. The discussions were attended by Khalid bin

Hilal al-Ma’awali, Chairman of Majlis A’Shura.

The statement covered six main themes on the Ministry’s plans and

executive program, its role in developing the economic diversification

during the 9th five-year plan, the legislative system and the

agreements, the industrial estates, the free zones, the efforts made by

the government to improve business environment and means of

developing SMEs to enhance their role in economic diversification


The inputs during the 7th session focused on issues related to

diversifying sources of income, the mechanism for the employment of

job seekers and eliminating illicit trade which has adverse social and

economic effects on society.

Source: Oman News Agency